Period
to 23 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Test Manager was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Bath during the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Test Manager
Somerset > Bath
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 36 37 30
Rank change year-on-year +1 -7 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bath 0.43% 0.48% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.51% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Bath median daily rate - £410 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +36.67% -
Somerset median daily rate £450 £545 £438
% change year-on-year -17.43% +24.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bath median hourly rate - - -
Somerset median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bath. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Bath
Contract vacancies in Bath with a recognized job title 230 197 174
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.87% 95.17% 91.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 133 93
Bath median daily rate £388 £370 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.73% +13.85% -7.14%
10th Percentile £213 £177 £180
90th Percentile £538 £505 £463
Somerset median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year +9.59% +4.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 16
Bath median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +105.88% +33.33%
Somerset median hourly rate £40.00 £26.75 £33.00
% change year-on-year +49.53% -18.94% -15.92%

Test Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Bath

Job postings that featured Test Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bath.

Job vacancy trend for Test Manager in Bath

Test Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bath

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Test Manager in Bath.

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Manager in Bath

Test Manager Skill Set
Top 7 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bath

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, Test Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bath region featuring Test Manager in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Coaching
1 1 (100.00%) System Integration Testing

Test Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bath by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Coaching
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) System Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared